•Scene of the tank-farm explosion in Navy Town, Ojo Area of Lagos State. Photo: Channels TV.
Residents of Ijegun in Navy Town, Ojo area of Lagos State, are currently scampering for safety following a fire outbreak in the area, a report from the area said.
The report, by Channels Television, quoted eyewitness reporters as saying that a loud noise was heard at about midday after a diesel tanker carrying 33,000 fuel fell.
“Some residents are raising concern over the siting of tank farms near the Navy Town Ojo armament depot a distance which according to him is about five nautical miles,” the report said.
“The residents are calling on fire service and other emergency agencies to attend to the situation before it gets worse,” the report further said.